How to cook a turkey, coconut cream pie, cranberry trivia
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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, November 18, 2018
Valleys lay in sunny vapor,
And a radiance mild was shed
From each tree that like a taper
At a feast stood. Then we said,
“Our feast, too, shall soon be spread,
Of good Thanksgiving turkey."
–George Parsons Lathrop (1851–98)
Some yard owners use rakes. Others use leaf blowers. Thoughtful cleanup in the fall will prepare your yard and garden for spring! Echo blowers are here to make activity easier so you can focus enjoying the season.
Made in Vermont from a very thin maple veneer that won’t damage book bindings. Choose from bald eagles, barred owls, great blue herons, ospreys, peregrine falcons, snowy owls, cardinals, eastern bluebirds, and hummingbirds.
Why Do We Eat Turkey on Thanksgiving?
How did the turkey become a popular Thanksgiving centerpiece? And what did the Pilgrims eat at the first Thanksgiving? The Old Farmer’s Almanac, which has been continuously published since George Washington’s time, says it’s a bit of a mystery, but it helps if you know a little history...